TUF The Smashes Episode 10 opened with both teams returning to the house after Brad Scott’s tough three-round win over Australian Ben Alloway.

Team UK went through a grueling strength and conditioning workout with a Queensland Rugby coach as they prepare for the semifinal bouts.

The teams went to the Sydney Speedway for a coaches challenge between George Sotiropoulos and Ross Pearson, who competed in a demolition derby for $10,000 and national pride. Sotiropoulos took control of the derby before Pearson had a clean hit after Sotiropoulos missed a gear, which caused smoke to come from the Australian’s car, with Pearson winning the challenge

UK fighters Brendan Loughnane and Norman Parke are due to meet in the semis and coach Ross Pearson said he’s trained both fighters fairly in the lead-up to the clash. Brendan Loughnane weighed in first at 155.5 pounds, while Norman Parke was slightly heavier at 156 pounds.

Brendan Loughnane vs. Norman Parke:

Round 1- Both fighters open with leg kicks, but it is Loughnane who lands the first shot. Parke moves forward, but Loughnane goes back behind his jab. Parke has Loughnane backpedaling and ties his opponent up against the cage. Parke slams Loughnane to the mat, but Loughnane is able to bring it back standing and breaks free. Loughnane lands some heavy shots late in the round and has the better of the stand up. 10-9 Parke.

Round 2- Parke shoots in early, clinching Loughnane against the cage, and gets the takedown. Parke cuts Loughnane open with elbows from guard as Loughnane looks to land from his back. Loughnane gets the fight back to the feet, but Parke again ties him up, but they’re back to standing. After two quick jabs coming in, Parke scores another takedown, but Loughnane again returns to his feet and works behind his jab to the bell. 10-9 Parke.

Round 3: Loughnane backs up Parke, who reverses the position and has Loughnane in a clinch against the cage. Loughnane lands a stiff jab followed by a kick. Parke looks for another takedown before backing up Loughnane. Needing a knockout Loughnane moved forward looking for the kill, but Parke regains control of the fight and both fighters trade to the final bell.

Norman Parke def. Brendan Loughnane via Unanimous Decision.

“This fight has been the hardest of my career,” Parke said.

(Follow @AndrewPMMA on Twitter)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Kelvin Gastelum, Efrain Escudero to act as coaches for TUF Latin America 2

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

Kelvin Gastelum might be moving up in weight, but he's also making other moves as well. The former UFC welterweight contender, who is headed to middleweight, will be one of the coaches on the second read news >>

Kelvin Gastelum, Efrain Escudero named head coaches of 'TUF: Latin America 2'

  • 26 days ago
  • 4 views

The second season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” has its coaches, and they’re no strangers to the UFC’s long-running reality show.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero announced as TUF: 'Latin America 2' coaches

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 views

However, the two men will not fight each other at the end of the show. The next international installment of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will feature up-and-coming mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters wh read news >>

TUF Lineal titles: Who are the real Ultimate Fighters?

  • 25 days ago
  • 3 views

Tim B. takes a look at who the current lineal title holder is for every single Ultimate Fighter show over the years. Do you ever find yourself sitting around thinking "I wonder who the TUF lineal cha read news >>

Second Season of TUF Latin America Begins Filming on March 17

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC® welterweight Kelvin Gastelum and lightweight Efrain Escudero named coaches. Series slated to air on Televisa Channel 5 in Mexico, UFC Network and additional Free-to-Air Networks in Latin Ame read news >>

Video: Check out the new format, bad blood on 'TUF 21: ATT vs. Blackzilians'

  • 25 days ago
  • 18 views

If the trailer is a real indication of what’s to come, the UFC may have given “The Ultimate Fighter” series exactly what it needed: a real overhaul.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

TUF Latin America 2 Revealed with Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

Following a highly successful inaugural season, The Ultimate Fighter Latin America is returning for its sophomore fun. read news >>

American Top Team vs Blackzilians video preview for Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21

  • 26 days ago
  • 173 views

For the first time ever, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will pit two of the top gyms in mixed martial arts (MMA) today, American Top Team (ATT) against the Blackzilians, against each other in an eliminat read news >>

Beyond the Octagon: TUF 16 winner rebounds, UFC vets turn in mixed results

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

TUF 16 winner Colton Smith returns to competition for the first time since his UFC release, plus UFC vets Jeff Monson, David Mitchell, Keita Nakamura, and Anthony Smith, among others, take to the rin read news >>